Jun 7, 2012 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was on Capital Hill today, he didn't rule out action, but did not suggest any immediate policy changes.
Jun 6, 2012 There's been more and more talk of the world economy slowing down. Still, the European Central Bank isn't changing its interest rate, and the Federal Reserve hasn't budged yet.
Jun 4, 2012 There's always talk that foreigners -- China, especially -- hold all of our debt, but that isn't true.
Jun 1, 2012 May's job data, which comes out today, could help determine whether the Federal Reserve pumps more money into the U.S. economy.
May 31, 2012 The Federal Reserve is almost 100, and it wants your help in compiling an inventory of its history.
May 3, 2012 U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner are in China this morning. They're supposed to be talking about issues like trade. But instead, everyone's focused on a blind Chinese dissident who took refuge at the U.S. embassy in Beijing and is now asking for asylum in the United States.
May 3, 2012 Bill Clinton is warning Europeans that the prescription of austerity, quote "continues to be pushed in the face of evidence that it won't work." For those not inclined to accept this kind of economic advice from an ex-U.S. president, the question arises: who do Americans trust to handle these matters?
May 3, 2012 The question is: Will a blind Chinese activist's escape from house arrest muddy the economic waters?
Apr 27, 2012 Kai Ryssdal sits down with the Treasury Secretary to talk about the U.S. and European economies, and why his signature looks so different
Apr 27, 2012 In excerpts from Kai Ryssdal's interview with Timothy Geithner, the Treasury Secretary says the U.S. will withstand pressures from Europe's financial crisis, and that our economic relationship with China is "getting better."